Amb. Marcel Tibaleka on 23rd March 2017 paid a courtesy call on Hon. Bernadette Marianne Gierlinger, Vice Minister of the Federal Ministry of Science, Research and Economy (BMWFW) at her office in Vienna, Austria. The two sides discussed ways of creating an enterprise-friendly framework and environment for Ugandan and Austrian businesses and ensuring open market access to both countries.
Amb. Marcel Tibaleka, on 11th April 2017, met with Eng. Forster Edwards from the German African Climate Change Integration Technology Institute (WECASS) to discuss ways of offering innovative solutions to affordable off-grid solar energy in rural areas of Uganda.
Ambassador Marcel R. Tibaleka, on 27th March 2017, presented his Letters of Credence to His Excellency Mr. Janos Ader, President of the Republic of Hungary, during an official ceremony at Sandor Palace in Budapest.
H.E. Marcel Tibaleka, Uganda's Ambassador to Germany has called upon Polish entrepreneurs to move out of their comfort zones in Europe and consider investing in Africa where one can make super profits. He said it was wrong for people to continue talking about Africa as one homogeneous area and yet the continent comprises 54 distinctly different nations with their own trade and investment frameworks.
The OPEC Fund for International Development (OFID) has, on 23rd March 2017, signed a US$14.3m public sector loan agreement with Uganda for the Vocational Education Project, Phase II. OFID Director-General Suleiman J Al-Herbish and H.E. Marcel Robert Tibaleka, Ambassador of Uganda to Germany signed the agreement.
The Uganda Embassy in Berlin has been equipped with the e-immigration system that will now make it possible for visa applicants to electronically personalize visas in Berlin. A team of officials from the Directorate of Citizenship and Immigration Control, Ministry of Internal Affairs, were at the Chancery to install the equipment and train staff.
Uganda has emerged as the fifth Best Exhibitor at the just concluded ITB Berlin, the World's Leading Travel Trade Show. This was announced by Hon. Prof. Ephraim Kamuntu (MP), Uganda's Minister for Tourism, Wildlife and Antiquities at a reception hosted by Amb. Marcel Tibaleka, Uganda's Ambassador to Germany at his official residence.
The East African Community Member States, on 10th March 2017, held a joint event at the on-going ITB Berlin - the world's largest tourism trade fair that opened on 8th March and runs up to 12th March 2017.
Hon. Prof. Ephraim Kamuntu, Uganda's Minister for Tourism, Wildlife and Antiquities, on 9th March 2017 presented a paper highlighting the economic and social benefits of nation branding as a catalyst for sustainable tourism development and foreign investments.
Prof. Ephraim Kamuntu, Uganda's Minister for Tourism, Wildlife and Antiquities has arrived in Berlin to attend this year's ITB Berlin - the world's largest tourism trade fair that runs from 8th to 12th March 2017. Prof. Kamuntu said he was in Berlin for the exhibition with a team of officials from the Ministry of Tourism, the Uganda Tourism Board and individual tour operators to promote Uganda as the number one tourist destination and to network with other exhibitors.
Wednesday, 8th March 2017 Ambassador Marcel Tibaleka has on 1st March 2017 presented his Letters of Credence to H.E. Andrej Kiska, President of the Slovak Republic, during an official ceremony at the Grassalkovich Presidential Palace in Bratislava.
In 2006, a youthful German-born Etienne Salborn left the comfort and security of Europe to go live in rural Uganda, where he first volunteered in the Kankobe Orphanage and afterwards founded the NGO Jangu e.V. www.jangu.org for educational sponsorships for secondary education of the orphans. And it was because of the hope and positive expectation Etienne Salborn gave to these orphans that ...